DR. RALPH E. WITTENBERG WAS INCORRECTLY IDENTIFIED IN LAST WEEK'S PEOPLE COLUMN. HE IS THE CHAIRMAN OF THE PUBLIC INFORMATION COMMITTEE OF THE WASHINGTON PSYCHIATRIC SOCIETY. (Published 10/1/87)

Students in Leadership

Four minority students from Fairfax County public schools recently were selected to participate in the Leadership Education and Development Program in Business Inc. Nina Spurlock and David Merriwether of South Lakes High School, Antonio Walker of Hayfield Secondary School and Michael Walton of Lake Braddock Secondary School joined a group of 300 students from across the nation chosen for leadership potential, academic strength, creativity and motivation. Sponsored by A Better Chance Inc., the four-week program introduces student leaders between their junior and senior years to business, economics, finance and management through a joint effort of major universities and leading industries.

Architectural Review Panel

R. Steven Nichols of Fairfax has been appointed to the Fairfax Board of Architectural Review by the Fairfax City Council. The three-year term begins Oct. 1. Nichols is the associate principal of F.C. Hammond Junior High School in Alexandria. The board, which meets twice a month, reviews the architectural features of most new construction in the city.

Medical Director Named

Dr. Ralph E. Wittenberg of Fairfax has been named the medical director of The Counseling Center of Northern Virginia. Wittenberg, a psychiatrist, has practiced in the Washington area for more than 20 years, and has served as the chairman of the Washington Psychiatric Society since 1980. He is also clinical professor of psychiatry at the George Washington University Medical School, and a consultant to the National Institute of Mental Health's psychiatry training branch. The Counseling Center offers such services as diagnostic assessment, individual and extended group psychotherapy, couples and family therapy, and medication therapy.

Revolver Competition

Participating in National Police Revolver Championships in Des Moines, the Fairfax County Sheriff's Department Pistol Team took eighth place in national team competition, and five individual match medals. Deputy Cpl. Stan Barry took second place overall in the master class, and won four individual match medals. Deputy Mark Fletcher also won an individual match medal, enabling the team to place eighth nationally in the two-man team competition. Deputy Roger Fraser won a national second place in open competition with the 9mm semiautomatic pistol, an unofficial category.

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